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19th-Century Music. 2011; 343211–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.34.3.211
Published: 01 March 2011
...Nathan Platte In his first film score, Erich Wolfgang Korngold adapted the works of Felix Mendelssohn so that the music seemed to interact and respond with the visual editing of the film, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Warner Bros., 1935). By detailing the facets of this unusual production, which...
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19th-Century Music. 2009; 323235–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2009.32.3.235
Published: 01 March 2009
... an unprecedented critical focus to the examination of a much-maligned repertoire through an exploration of the hymn tunes based on the work of one of its leading beneficiaries, Felix Mendelssohn. Gathered here are fifty-eight hymn tunes drawn from Mendelssohn's work, capturing what appears (based on...
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19th-Century Music. 2002; 262113–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2002.26.2.113
Published: 01 November 2002
...Marian Wilson Kimber The idea that Felix Mendelssohn prevented his sister, Fanny Hensel, from publishing her compositions is central to biographical representations of her, including Franççoise Tillard's Fanny Mendelssohn (1992) and Gloria Kamen's Hidden Music (1996). This story can be traced to...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 393187–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.39.3.187
Published: 01 March 2016
...Benedict Taylor Mendelssohn's overture The Hebrides or Fingal's Cave is regularly considered the musical landscape (or seascape) painting par excellence . Scarcely another work has such an unerring capacity to suggest the wide horizons, delicate nuances of changing color and light, the ceaseless...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.1.3
Published: 01 July 2013
...Matthew Gelbart Many of Mendelssohn's letters and statements demonstrate his aversion to any music, including the traditions he encountered on his travels in Scotland and other destinations, when it stood outside certain aesthetic and technical teachings that in his student years he took to heart...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.3.3
Published: 01 July 2013
...Matthew Gelbart Many of Mendelssohn's letters and statements demonstrate his aversion to any music, including the traditions he encountered on his travels in Scotland and other destinations, when it stood outside certain aesthetic and technical teachings that in his student years he took to heart...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 4313–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.1.3
Published: 01 July 2019
... originate with Felix Mendelssohn, who included the aria in his second performance of the Passion in 1841. The aria’s character appears to have been established later in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in critical writings that regarded it as transcendent and representative of the Passion’s...
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19th-Century Music. 2008; 322131–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2008.32.2.131
Published: 01 November 2008
...Benedict Taylor The historical past played perhaps a more important role in Mendelssohn's music than in that of any other composer. This article approaches the work traditionally seen as his first major compositional achievement, the Octet in E♭♭ Major for Strings, op. 20 (1825), from the...
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19th-Century Music. 2008; 32126–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2008.32.1.026
Published: 01 July 2008
...Jeffrey S. Sposato This article examines German and English reactions to Felix Mendelssohn's 1836 oratorio, Paulus . German Protestant audiences recognized Paulus 's devotional, or spiritual, quality, which derived from its incorporation of well-known Lutheran chorales. In using chorales and...
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19th-Century Music. 2004; 282108–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2004.28.2.108
Published: 01 November 2004
...Joel Haney Felix Mendelssohn's establishment of the concert overture as a domain of lively compositional innovation represents one of the most important achievements of orchestral music from the period immediately following Beethoven's death. In their remarkable ability to evoke lofty extramusical...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 293240–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.29.3.240
Published: 01 March 2006
...Balazs Mikusi Several of Mendelssohn's minor-mode songs, duets, and choral songs feature a peculiar tonal move: a sudden shift takes us to the relative major (without a "modulation" proper), but the opening minor key soon returns equally abruptly (via its V). Closer examination of these pieces...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 34187–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.34.1.087
Published: 01 July 2010
..., however, fair game as subjects of debate. For example, in a glowing review of Mendelssohn s Scottish Symphony, published in the Musical World in 1842, the London critic George Macfarren declared that this genera- tion has added one to the Great Trinity of Ge- nius and predicted that future generations...
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19th-Century Music. 1997; 21138–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746831
Published: 01 July 1997
...Thomas S. Grey Copyright 1997 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Sebastian Hensel, Die Familie Mendelssohn, vol. I (Berlin, 1882), pp. 111-12 Hensel 111 I Die Familie Mendelssohn 1882 Allgemeines Theater-Lexikon of 1840 Kirsten Gram Holmström...
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19th-Century Music. 1995; 19168–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746720
Published: 01 July 1995
... 2 Repercussions 1993 4 Greg Vitercik, The Early Works of Felix Mendelssohn: A Study in the Romantic Sonata Style (Philadelphia, 1992), pp. 302, 306 Vitercik 302 The Early Works of Felix Mendelssohn: A Study in the Romantic Sonata Style 1992 EB Quartet, op. 12 Mendelssohn [3rd edn...
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19th-Century Music. 1992; 153169–187 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746423
Published: 01 April 1992
... Three of Felix Mendelssohn's Major Works (Ph.D. diss., Cornell University, 1960) Wulf Konold, "Die zwei Fassungen der 'Italienischen Symphonie' von Felix Mendelssohn Bar- tholdy," in Bericht über den Internationalen Musikwis- senschaftlichen Kongress Bayreuth 1981, ed. C.-H. Mahling and Sigrid...
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19th-Century Music. 1979; 23197–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3519797
Published: 01 March 1979
...R. Larry Todd Copyright 1979 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Reisebriefe von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy aus den Jahren 1830 bis 1832, ed. Paul Mendelssohn Bartholdy, vol. I (Leipzig, 1861), pp. 312-13. Bartholdy 312 I Reisebriefe von Felix Mendelssohn...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433143–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.143
Published: 01 March 2020
..., Haydn, Weber, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Bruckner, Mahler, Reger, Wolf, Schoenberg, and Berg. A mask of Mozart has been long dis- missed as inauthentic, but its dissemination despite evidence of forgery affirms how strongly these objects were valued.18 Plate 1: Lionello...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 423184–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.42.3.184
Published: 01 April 2019
... surprising, given their unreserved enthusiasm for the composer. Both critics saw the fantasias to be the highest manifestation of musical organicism since Beethoven, and they proclaimed that Glinka, as his true spiritual heir, had achieved what composers such as Mendelssohn, Chopin, and Schumann failed to...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 422123–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.123
Published: 04 December 2018
.... Joachim s role in nineteenth-century English concert life is long celebrated. It was secured by the success of his first performance, when he was probably not yet quite fourteen years old, of the Beethoven Violin Concerto under Mendelssohn on 27 May 1844. ( Probably because no confirmation of the birth...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42153–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.1.53
Published: 01 July 2018